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Evelyn Tindel Cummins

Evelyn Tindel Cummins October 9, 1925 – November 22, 2018. The daughter of William Claud Tindel and Fannie Lee Davis Tindel of Graceville, Florida, Evelyn attended public schools in Jackson County, Florida.  Upon graduation from Graceville High School, she attended Queens College in Columbia, Missouri, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Psychology.  Upon graducation, she taught school in Chipley, Florida, and volunteered with the Red Cross.  She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Graceville. 

In 1952, she married Manley L. Cummins, Jr., M.D. of Ashford, Alabama, where they raised their two sons, Manley L. Cummins, III and David Tindel Cummins, M.D.  In 1978, Evelyn moved to Dothan, Alabama, where she worked at Social Engravers and was a member of several social organizations which included the Medical Auxillary, Eclectas Club and bridge clubs. She and Dr. Cummins were long-time members of the Dothan County Club and Bay Point.

In 2005, Evelyn relocated to Spanish Fort, Alabama, to be closer to her family, particularly her grandson, Manley (Lee) L. Cummins, IV. 

She is predeceased by her parents and husband, her brother, Davis Tindel of Graceville, her sister, Mary Claude Smith of Winder, Georgia and her son, David of Ormand Beach, Florida.  She is survived by her son, Manley L. Cummins, III, her daughter-in-law, Margaret Everest Cummins of Spanish Fort, her grandson, Manley L. Cummins, IV and his wife, Brittany Ellison Cummins of Fort Worth, Texas, and long-time and devoted companion, Adelade Chambers of Daphne, Alabama.

 Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 27. 2018 at Memory Hill Cemetery (2414 Hartford Hwy, Dothan, AL 36305) in Dothan, Alabama. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

Williams Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.williamsfhs.com

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